Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 63 47
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16 0
Permanent jobs citing C 779 533 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.80% 5.21% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.22% 8.76% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 542 416 442
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,891 6,087 6,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.97% 59.51% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,858 5,140 5,188
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +25 255 £45,000 - 64
Gloucestershire +20 255 £49,000 +3.16% 39
Dorset +10 88 £45,000 -6.25% 27
Wiltshire +9 72 £47,500 +26.67% 30
Devon +31 45 £35,000 -18.60% 14
Somerset +32 31 £40,000 - 14
Cornwall +13 28 £31,500 -21.25% 9
C
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 367 (47.11%) C++
2 356 (45.70%) Software Engineering
3 339 (43.52%) Security Cleared
4 220 (28.24%) Linux
4 220 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (27.98%) Degree
6 211 (27.09%) Java
7 208 (26.70%) Python
8 188 (24.13%) DV Cleared
9 176 (22.59%) SC Cleared
10 153 (19.64%) C#
11 128 (16.43%) Systems Engineering
12 127 (16.30%) Windows
13 108 (13.86%) UML
14 104 (13.35%) Scrum
15 91 (11.68%) Computer Science
16 87 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
17 84 (10.78%) Embedded C
18 81 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
19 79 (10.14%) OO
20 78 (10.01%) JavaScript
21 74 (9.50%) TDD
22 72 (9.24%) HTML
22 72 (9.24%) SQL
22 72 (9.24%) Android
23 69 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
24 68 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
25 66 (8.47%) Mathematics
26 65 (8.34%) Finance
26 65 (8.34%) Validation

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (2.82%) Apache
2 17 (2.18%) Confluence
3 15 (1.93%) Apache Pig
3 15 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.03%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.03%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.64%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.51%) IIS
9 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.26%) CMS
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 16 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.77%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.26%) Simulink
8 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.16%) SaaS
5 8 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.90%) GitHub
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.13%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.91%) Firewall
2 43 (5.52%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.98%) HTTP
4 26 (3.34%) SSL
5 21 (2.70%) Internet
6 17 (2.18%) Ethernet
7 14 (1.80%) LAN
7 14 (1.80%) VPN
8 12 (1.54%) Network Security
8 12 (1.54%) Wireless
9 11 (1.41%) SNMP
10 9 (1.16%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.16%) VoIP
11 8 (1.03%) 3G
11 8 (1.03%) 4G
11 8 (1.03%) FCoE
11 8 (1.03%) IPsec
12 7 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.90%) RS-232
12 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.93%) Big Data
2 37 (4.75%) MySQL
3 35 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 25 (3.21%) Hadoop
5 18 (2.31%) Apache Hive
6 16 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.93%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
10 7 (0.90%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.51%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.39%) Redis
12 3 (0.39%) SQLite
13 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.26%) GIS
13 2 (0.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 63 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 57 (7.32%) JIRA
3 44 (5.65%) Subversion
4 36 (4.62%) Maven
5 29 (3.72%) Rational DOORS
6 28 (3.59%) Eclipse
6 28 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 25 (3.21%) Ant
7 25 (3.21%) Selenium
8 24 (3.08%) Apache Ivy
9 22 (2.82%) Bitbucket
10 19 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.31%) git-flow
12 14 (1.80%) CodeSonar
12 14 (1.80%) Robot Framework
13 13 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.28%) GCC
14 10 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.16%) Gerrit
16 8 (1.03%) Redmine
General
1 65 (8.34%) Finance
2 59 (7.57%) Electronics
3 39 (5.01%) Military
4 36 (4.62%) Games
5 29 (3.72%) Marketing
5 29 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.21%) Aerospace
7 19 (2.44%) Automotive
8 17 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.05%) Retail
10 13 (1.67%) Law
11 10 (1.28%) Japanese Language
12 9 (1.16%) Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.51%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Avionics
14 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 250 (32.09%) Software Engineer
2 93 (11.94%) Developer
3 88 (11.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 67 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
5 66 (8.47%) Embedded Engineer
6 55 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 53 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 51 (6.55%) Java Engineer
8 51 (6.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 51 (6.55%) Software Developer
9 40 (5.13%) Architect
10 38 (4.88%) Analyst
11 32 (4.11%) Consultant
11 32 (4.11%) Junior
12 25 (3.21%) Test Engineer
13 24 (3.08%) C Software Engineer
14 23 (2.95%) C# Software Engineer
15 22 (2.82%) Graduate
15 22 (2.82%) Principal Engineer
16 19 (2.44%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.24%) HTML
2 61 (7.83%) XML
3 50 (6.42%) .NET
4 33 (4.24%) Node.js
5 31 (3.98%) Qt
6 27 (3.47%) AngularJS
7 26 (3.34%) CSS
8 25 (3.21%) Spring
9 24 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 23 (2.95%) Java EE
11 22 (2.82%) Django
12 19 (2.44%) Middleware
13 18 (2.31%) LAMP
13 18 (2.31%) OpenCV
13 18 (2.31%) REST
14 17 (2.18%) Hibernate
14 17 (2.18%) J2EE
14 17 (2.18%) STL
15 16 (2.05%) EJB
15 16 (2.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
2 48 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 32 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.11%) User Experience
5 29 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 28 (3.59%) Robotics
7 26 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.41%) Cybercrime
10 10 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.28%) Social Media
11 9 (1.16%) CAN bus
11 9 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (1.16%) Verilog
12 8 (1.03%) ASIC
12 8 (1.03%) Cyberattack
12 8 (1.03%) iPhone
13 7 (0.90%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.90%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 220 (28.24%) Linux
2 127 (16.30%) Windows
3 72 (9.24%) Android
4 64 (8.22%) Apple iOS
5 32 (4.11%) Unix
6 21 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 19 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 17 (2.18%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (2.05%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.67%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.16%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.90%) CentOS
13 6 (0.77%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.26%) Fedora
16 2 (0.26%) FreeRTOS
16 2 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (45.70%) Software Engineering
2 220 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (16.43%) Systems Engineering
4 108 (13.86%) UML
5 104 (13.35%) Scrum
6 91 (11.68%) Computer Science
7 87 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (10.40%) Cybersecurity
9 79 (10.14%) OO
10 74 (9.50%) TDD
11 68 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (8.47%) Mathematics
13 65 (8.34%) Validation
14 56 (7.19%) Machine Learning
14 56 (7.19%) OOD
15 54 (6.93%) Project Management
16 53 (6.80%) Test Automation
17 49 (6.29%) iOS Development
18 47 (6.03%) Android Development
19 45 (5.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 367 (47.11%) C++
2 211 (27.09%) Java
3 208 (26.70%) Python
4 153 (19.64%) C#
5 84 (10.78%) Embedded C
6 78 (10.01%) JavaScript
7 72 (9.24%) SQL
8 52 (6.68%) Embedded C++
9 43 (5.52%) PHP
10 41 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 31 (3.98%) Objective-C
12 27 (3.47%) Perl
13 26 (3.34%) PowerShell
14 24 (3.08%) VB
15 18 (2.31%) Assembly Language
16 13 (1.67%) MATLAB
17 12 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.41%) Ruby
19 9 (1.16%) Go
20 8 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 339 (43.52%) Security Cleared
2 218 (27.98%) Degree
3 188 (24.13%) DV Cleared
4 176 (22.59%) SC Cleared
5 32 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (4.11%) CISSP
6 31 (3.98%) CCNA
6 31 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (3.47%) MCSE
9 25 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 25 (3.21%) GIAC
9 25 (3.21%) Linux+ Certification
9 25 (3.21%) Network+ Certification
9 25 (3.21%) SANS
9 25 (3.21%) SSCP
10 15 (1.93%) Chartered Engineer
11 13 (1.67%) HNC
12 9 (1.16%) APMP
12 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.52%) QA
2 15 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 10 (1.28%) SLA
4 9 (1.16%) DO-178B
4 9 (1.16%) ECSS
5 6 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.64%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.39%) GDPR
7 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.39%) MISRA
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.26%) RMADS
9 1 (0.13%) DO-254
9 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (4.75%) Docker
2 26 (3.34%) Firmware
3 15 (1.93%) vSphere
4 13 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.28%) NFS
6 10 (1.28%) Samba
6 10 (1.28%) VMware NSX
7 8 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.51%) XenApp
9 3 (0.39%) pfSense
9 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.39%) Xen
10 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.26%) Snort
10 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (3.21%) Puppet
2 17 (2.18%) Ansible
3 14 (1.80%) Salt
4 13 (1.67%) vCenter Server
5 10 (1.28%) Nagios
6 6 (0.77%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.51%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.51%) PTC Integrity
9 3 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.26%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.26%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.26%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.26%) Terraform
10 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.13%) Netcool
11 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 57 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.21%) Cisco
3 23 (2.95%) Atlassian
4 22 (2.82%) VMware
5 17 (2.18%) Oracle
6 16 (2.05%) EMC
7 10 (1.28%) NetApp
7 10 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 9 (1.16%) HP
9 8 (1.03%) Citrix
10 7 (0.90%) Adobe
10 7 (0.90%) SAP
11 6 (0.77%) Facebook
11 6 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.64%) Dell
12 5 (0.64%) Juniper
12 5 (0.64%) Sencha
13 4 (0.51%) CA
13 4 (0.51%) PTC
14 3 (0.39%) Cadence